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Research Interests for Jacqueline Waeber

Research Interests: Music and philosophy of the arts; Opera studies; French musical culture

Melodrama and related genres, from opera to film; theatrical practices and visual cultures; French musical aesthetics, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, music and philosophy of the arts; the 'chanson populaire'.

Keywords:
Enlightenment, Music and language
Areas of Interest:

Melodrama, opera, stage and film music;
Jean-Jacques Rousseau, music and philosophy, sound studies
the French 'chanson populaire', 19th-20th centuries

Representative Publications
  1. Waeber, JR, Musique et Geste en France: de Lully à la Révolution, Publikationen der Schweizerische Musikforschende Gesellschaft Serie II, vol. 50 (2010), Peter Lang, Bern, ISBN 978-3-03911-637-9
  2. Waeber, JR, L’opéra, fenêtre sur le Réel: The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes (2005) de Stephen et Timothy Quay, in Opéra et Fantastique, edited by Lacombe, H; Picard, T (2010), pp. 351–364-351–364, Presses Universitaires de Rennes, Rennes
  3. Waeber, J, Jean-Jacques Rousseau's "unité de mélodie", Journal of the American Musicological Society, vol. 62 no. 1 (April, 2009), pp. 79-143, University of California Press [doi[abs]
  4. Waeber, J, Searching for the Plot: Charles-Valentin Alkan's Souvenirs: Trois morceaux dans le genre pathétique, Op. 15, Journal of the Royal Musical Association, vol. 132 no. 1 (January, 2007), pp. 60-114, Informa UK Limited [doi[abs]
  5. Waeber, JR, En musique dans le texte. Le mélodrame, de Rousseau à Schoenberg (2006), Van Dieren Editeur, Paris [books]
  6. Waeber, JR, "Le Devin de la Foire"? Revaluating the Pantomime in Rousseau’s Devin du village, in Musique et Geste en France: de Lully à la Révolution, Publikationen der Schweizerische Musikforschende Gesellschaft Serie II, edited by Waeber, J, vol. 50 (2009), pp. 149-172, Peter Lang, Bern [author's comments]

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